presiding officer

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Noun1.presiding officer - the leader of a group meeting
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
moderator - someone who presides over a forum or debate
moderator - in the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly
chairman, chairperson, chairwoman, chair, president - the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
Speaker - the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly; "the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives"
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Roger Wolcott, then Governor of Massachusetts, was the presiding officer, and on the platform with him were many other officials and hundreds of distinguished men.
The DRO said that 552 Presiding Officers and 2684 Assistant Presiding Officers will perform duties, adding that 639 female and 703 male booths have been set up at 594 polling stations.
FAISALABAD -- All the presiding officers appointed to conduct polling of Local Bodies (LB) Elections in district Jhang have been provided armed security guards.
KARACHI -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has removed the names of five visually challenged and deceased teachers from its list of presiding officers after a report in this connection was aired on Geo News.
A spokesman for the Assembly said: "The Presiding Officers have looked into the circumstances thoroughly and have reached their conclusions.
Mr Melding proposes presiding officer Melding AM that the Speaker of the House of Commons and the presiding officers of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland would convene a conference to pave the way for a new Act of Union.
Moreover, arrest warrants of nine presiding officers were issued by police on request of District Returning Officer (RO) of Bhakhar due to delay in providing of results.
The police, however, released the presiding officers of four polling stations over personal surety bonds after investigation.
She and Pingree are the first two women in Maine to serve simultaneously as presiding officers in both chambers.
The AM for Dwyfor Meirionnydd said: "As the speakers and presiding officers of the three devolved legislatures within the UK, we face many similar issues and it will be very useful to discuss them.
Alasdair Morgan, of the SNP, and Labour's Trish Godman were elected as deputy presiding officers, beating Liberal Democrats Jamie Stone and Margaret Smith.
30am: Presiding Officer George Reid escorts the Queen and the deputy presiding officers walk with the Duke of Edinburgh to Parliament Hall where the crown of Scotland is waiting.